Amanitaceous fungi of central Western Ghats: taxonomy, phylogeny, and six new reports to Indian mycobiota

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Rangappa Kantharaja
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5840-1665
Maddappa Krishnappa
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5840-1665

Abstract

The study presents nine species from the family Amanitaceae collected during field work in Western Ghats forests of Karnataka State, of which six species (Amanita ballerina, A. franzii, A. griseofusca, A. lignitincta, Saproamanita manicata, and S. praeclara) are newly recorded from India. Descriptions, illustrations, molecular phylogenetics of all species, and brief discussions on distinguishing characters, ecology, & distribution are provided.

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Kantharaja, R. and Maddappa Krishnappa 2022. Amanitaceous fungi of central Western Ghats: taxonomy, phylogeny, and six new reports to Indian mycobiota. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 14, 4 (Apr. 2022), 20890–20902. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7801.14.4.20890-20902.
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